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Funding questions loom over California high-speed rail plan

Seeking to comply with a legislative requirement, the agency charged with building California's high-speed-rail system last...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2014
Last comment by PSMacintosh, on Feb 28, 2014 at 10:46 am | 26 comments | 3492 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Monte Vista boys basketball wins state championship

The Monte Vista High boys basketball team has brought home the school's first ever state championship crown, controlling...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Apr 1, 2014 at 6:06 pm | 2 comments | 3482 Views

AROUND TOWN

Faria Preserve heading to San Ramon City Council

The proposed Faria Preserve residential development is now expected to come before the San Ramon City Council this summer...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by Anita, on Jun 1, 2014 at 7:38 pm | 8 comments | 3472 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Times Book Club Redux - September Selection!

We are refugees from Lynn Carey's former Times Book Club. We meet every six to eight weeks at independent bookstores in...

Original post made by Danilo on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by Danilo, on Sep 13, 2010 at 3:30 pm | 2 comments | 3462 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rare, polio-like virus striking Bay Area children

A polio-like illness has stricken 25 children in California, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital officials announced at a...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Feb 28, 2014 at 3:12 pm | 2 comments | 3458 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Ramon attorney sentenced in 'dirty DUI' case

A San Ramon family law attorney specializing in divorce cases has been sentenced to two years in federal prison as the latest...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by Member , on Feb 11, 2014 at 5:14 pm | 12 comments | 3457 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mount Diablo State Park reopens following fire

Mount Diablo State Park reopened to visitors Monday and nearby roads are open with all trails accessible. Park visitors are...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by Dan Kibler, on Sep 16, 2013 at 1:10 pm | 1 comment | 3427 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Residents protest potential columbarium at Danville church

Nearly 60 residents convened at Peace Lutheran Church Monday evening to voice concerns about a potential columbarium at the...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2012
Last comment by Arlene, on May 25, 2013 at 4:28 pm | 42 comments | 3409 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district employees get new contract, one-time bonus

San Ramon Valley Unified School District teachers obtained their first contract since 2008 Tuesday night, leaving the negotiating...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Elisabeth, on Jul 10, 2013 at 12:20 pm | 58 comments | 3404 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville council to select new mayor, honor community contributors

Danville's 32nd annual Mayor's Installation and Community Service Awards event is set to occur next Tuesday. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Dec 4, 2013 at 11:51 pm | 16 comments | 3402 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bay Area winter wood-burning ban extends to record 11th day

Bay Area residents will be banned from burning wood for the 11th straight day on Wednesday (Dec. 18). Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by Tom, on Dec 23, 2013 at 1:53 pm | 12 comments | 3386 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Local motorcyclists die in separate crashes Saturday

Two local men died in separate motorcycle crashes just hours apart and miles away on Saturday. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by Dennis, on Nov 26, 2013 at 7:58 am | 1 comment | 3385 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Four teens charged in Danville drug deal gone bad

Four young men have been charged with threats of violence after allegedly taking property from a 15-year-old who was looking...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by :), on Apr 3, 2012 at 3:28 pm | 65 comments | 3382 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alamo teen heading 'into thin air'

An 18-year-old from Alamo is hoping to be one of the youngest to ever climb Mount Everest, and his parents are backing him...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Susanne, on May 14, 2010 at 11:34 am | 6 comments | 3382 Views

AROUND TOWN

FBI seen in Blackhawk

On way home from school my son saw a number of FBI identified people swarming around a home on Blackhawk Dr. Anyone know...

Original post made by Kate on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Dot, on Jan 21, 2011 at 3:39 pm | 12 comments | 3382 Views

SPORTS

Aluminum Baseball Bats - Facts/Opinions

A young baseball pitcher, age 16, from Marin Catholic School remains in a critical life threatening coma two weeks after...

Original post made by Reflections on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by Debate Over, on May 31, 2010 at 11:30 am | 27 comments | 3367 Views

AROUND TOWN

Livermore Lab asks 600 employees to quit jobs by June 13

The Lawrence Livermore Laboratory has asked 600 employees to consider quitting with applications for Self-Select Voluntary...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on Jun 7, 2013 at 1:59 pm | 7 comments | 3351 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Ramon Valley campuses rank in 'Best High Schools' list

Four San Ramon Valley high schools have ranked among U.S. News & World Report's "Best High Schools" in the nation. Read...

Original post made on May. 5, 2014
Last comment by frankly, on May 8, 2014 at 7:18 am | 12 comments | 3347 Views

RESTAURANTS

Walnut Creek real estate investor charged with fraud

A federal jury in Oakland indicted a Walnut Creek real estate investor for fraud last week, a U.S. attorney said. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by Julia, on Apr 2, 2014 at 10:42 am | 2 comments | 3340 Views

AROUND TOWN

AIM files an Application for Incorporation: it is not what they promised!

Dear neighbors, Alamo Incorporation Movement has filed an Application for Incorporation after promising all of us that...

Original post made by Alamo neighborhoods forum on Nov. 25, 2007
Last comment by Paul, but you can call me AL, on Dec 18, 2007 at 8:22 am | 20 comments | 3316 Views
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